Sexual Assault Investigation Best Practices:
The Alaska SAKI Project
SAKI 19-20 Regional Training Site List
The Alaska State Troopers and the Department of Law will provide an overview of the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative, the reasons behind the initiative, and results of the testing of the sexual assault kits. Training will focus on best practices specific to: kit submittal training requirements, case screening, evidence collection, interviewing and report writing.
Who Should Attend: Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, Medical, and Advocates. For a list of training opportunities click here.
For more information contact: Tim Flynn at
New RFP Released -- Enhanced Services for Victims of Crime
The Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault is pleased to offer new funding specifically for service areas that have been limited or unfunded in the past. The purpose of the Enhanced Services for Victims of Crime
grant program is to provide funding to community, municipal or tribal organizations to serve victims of crime in Alaska. Deadline for application is December 6. For more information about this RFP click the link below.
Dr. Angelia Trujillo, UAA School of Nursing, partner and colleague of CDVSA. Dr. Trujillo is the recipient of the 2019 Alumni of Distinction Award. Dr. Trujillo is a leader in forensic nursing in Alaska, working in partnership with CDVSA to develop the Alaska Comprehensive Forensic Training Academy.
FY 20 community-based grants have been awarded to 26 agencies in 21 Alaska communities focusing on services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and other violent crimes, perpetrator rehabilitation and prevention strategies and interventions.
CDVSA Awards $18.8 million to support community-based grants
The Alaska Comprehensive Forensic Training Academy:
A Partnership between CDVSA, UAA College of Health and the Alaska Nurses Association.
Launching March 2019--registration and scholarship information now available.